As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a venomous insect, Bs. ii. 183.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᛏᚱ-ᚠᛚᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)